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Classroom Furniture Layouts That Make a Difference

by School Furnishings |March 1, 2020 |0 Comments | Blogs, School Furnishings | , , , , , ,

Collaborative learning has changed the school environment as we once knew it. Innovative school furniture has helped this trend become successful!

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Organizational Solutions for Your Correctional Facility

by School Furnishings |November 1, 2019 |0 Comments | Blogs, cafeteria tables, School Furnishings | , , ,

Consider meal time at a correctional facility, with cafeteria tables that are easily moved into prearranged groups; security officers are provided better means of control. Here at School Furnishings, we have the solutions your facility needs to provide the safest atmosphere possible.

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Lab Furniture for Educational Success

by School Furnishings |August 1, 2019 |0 Comments | Blogs, classroom furniture, lab furniture, School Furnishings | , , , , , , ,

Even though science has been part of the core curriculum of the past twelve years, your college student is now bringing details to your attention that never were before. Lab furniture can be the make or break when it comes to a successful collaborative learning environment.

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Why Your Cafeteria Tables Matter

by School Furnishings |June 1, 2019 |0 Comments | Blogs, cafeteria tables, School Furnishings, School Furnishings Blog, school furniture | , , , , , , , ,

Cafeteria tables play an important role in the overall aesthetic tone of the room. Whether you’re looking to fill an elementary cafeteria or a high-end employee café, there is the perfect table for everyone and every setting.

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Why Choosing the Right Library Furniture is Imperative

by School Furnishings |April 1, 2019 |0 Comments | library furniture, School Furnishings, school furniture | , ,

Like technology, the library is constantly evolving. There are many considerations when it comes to choosing the proper library furniture for your learning environment.

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Student Engagement is the Key to Success

by School Furnishings |December 17, 2018 |0 Comments | art classroom furniture, Blogs, Classroom Furniture, maker space, School Furnishings Blog | , ,

Simple decisions such as student surroundings and classroom furniture can engage a student in what they are learning in a way that they weren’t before.

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Art Classroom Aesthetics

by School Furnishings |November 17, 2018 |0 Comments | art classroom furniture, Blogs, Classroom Furniture, maker space, School Furnishings Blog | , , ,

Establishing a suitable art studio with functional art room furniture will the be the key to unleashing your students best work.

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Making a Media Center Comfortable

by School Furnishings |October 17, 2018 |0 Comments | Blogs, Classroom Furniture, library furniture, media center, School Furnishings Blog | , ,

Because the way we access information is changing, so should our library furniture. Here are a few tricks to making sure your media center is comfortable for your visitors.

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Making the Most of a Classroom

by School Furnishings |September 17, 2018 |0 Comments | Blogs, Classroom Furniture, School Desks, School Furnishings Blog | , ,

Throughout their childhood and adolescence, students spend nearly as much time in classrooms as they do at home. The same can be said for teachers. Because of this, classrooms are just as much living spaces as they are learning spaces. Just how students have different styles of learning and teachers have different styles of teaching, classrooms and classroom furniture should have different styles of design. Every aspect of the classroom’s design should have a purpose to optimize the students’ educations. This can be what you have on the walls to what furniture you have in your class to how that furniture is arranged. Here are some quick tips to make the most of a classroom.

Ask the Students

This can be one of the most effective ways of deciding how to design your classroom. Students usually know what best helps them focus at school. Ask them questions to gauge what helps them learn. Some students work better in groups, others individually. Make sure your classroom furniture is versatile. This allows you to switch up seating arrangements and change the setup of your classroom as needed throughout the year. A good design in September to help the students get to know each other may not be good for January midterms.

Switch Up Seating Style

This is where you get to have some fun. Some teachers are loyalists to row seating, others to group seating. Something to consider while setting up your classroom would be having different options for where students sit. By putting some desks into rows, some into groups, and some in a circle every student has a chance to choose a seat that is best for them. This also gives you options if students are working on different work. Should one need to retake a test, put them in a seat in the row. If some students need to finish up their group project, put them at the group table. This allows for versatility in how students interact and how you teach.

Create Different Spaces

Aside from having a variety of seating options, try to ration your classroom. By creating different spaces in the classroom all serving different purposes, you can stay organized and efficient. Something to think about would be what you want to happen in your classroom. Collaboration, creativity, and concentration are the building blocks of getting students involved in their education. If you have a space for collaborative work where students can talk and discuss, they’ll learn socialization and teamwork. If you have a space where they can explore their creativity, they learn to think outside of the box. Allowing a place for quiet and concentration gives students a chance to absorb and retain information. Having a space for each of these in a classroom guarantees success.

 

Organization of classroom furniture is key to the students’ success. Choosing the right furniture is the first step, and organizing that furniture is the second. In order to optimize the learning and comfort of a classroom, talk to your students, give them options, and give them their spaces. Start designing your classroom today and check out School Furnishings.